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National Trust gardens near London: Morden Hall Park, Morden

National Trust Gardens in London

Take a stroll in glorious National Trust gardens without straying beyond the M25

Alfresco cinema UK summer 2021: Adventure cinema will tour the UK from London to Wales and Essex to Sunderland

Alfresco Cinema Returns for 2021: Locations & Ticket Release Dates

Nothing says summer like alfresco cinema, and while we wait with baited breath for indoor events to get the go-ahead, tickets to outdoor events will be hotter than ever this year…

Zero waste shops in London: Go plastic free at this BYO refill shops in north, south, east and west London

Zero Waste Shops in North, South, East & West London

Some are big, some are small, some are pop-ups, and one is a cute little delivery van, but all are hugely important in our efforts to minimise the effect we have on our planet. London now has more zero waste and plastic-free shops than you can shake a refillable jar at

London's best Christmas markets: Christmas by the River at London Bridge City is a beautiful market

London’s Best Christmas Markets

The best Christmas markets in from Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park to Christmas Wednesdays on Columbia Road and more from Peckham to Portobello Road

Ice skating in London: Winter Wonderland ice rink, Hyde Park

Where to Go Ice Skating in London

A winter skate at one of London’s pop-up ice rinks is a must at Christmas! Here are the best spots to skate in north, south, east and west London…

Christmas menus in London: Riding House Cafe and Rail House Cafe are offering Christmas menus throughout December

London’s Best Christmas Menus

The Resident’s pick of London’s best Christmas menus, from festive specials available throughout December to indulgent Christmas Day menus available at some of London’s best restaurants and hotels 

Backyard Cinema at Christmas: Wandsworth's immersive cinema experience reopens in December

48 Great Things to Do in London: December 2020

With lockdown scheduled to end at 00.01 on Wednesday 2 December and a vaccine ready to roll, things are looking up. Christmas markets, carol concerts, festive films, West End theatre and more are set for major comebacks

Covent Garden Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights in London: Where to See the Best

London enjoys some of the country’s most spectacular Christmas lights. While things have been scaled back somewhat this year, with no big celebrity switch-on events, London’s Christmas lights looks better than ever. Here’s where to see the best…

Lockdown Town is a socially distanced live music event in London Bridge by One Night Records

15 Things to Do this Weekend in London: 30 October-1 November 2020

From a socially distanced live music event under the tracks to David Hare’s coronavirus-inspired monologue starring Ralph Fiennes and a new murder mystery cruise of Regent’s Canal

Kids will love the Thames Rocket experience

10 Great ‘KidRated’ Things to Do in Half Term in London

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained? The Resident has teamed up with KidRated – a website where activities are ALL reviewed by children – to bring you some great ways to spend some quality family time together